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  • Can I Tell You About Dementia?: A guide for family, friends and carers

    Can I Tell You About Dementia?: A guide for family, friends and carers

    by Jude Welton

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $22.95* *Reduced by 25% - now $17.20*   Meet Jack - an older man with dementia. Jack invites readers to learn about dementia from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone with dementia and the changes it causes to memory, communication and behaviour. He also gives advice on how to help someone with dementia stay as mentally and physically active as possible, keep safe and continue to feel cared for and valued. With illustrations throughout,...

  • Can I Tell You About Having A Stroke?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Having A Stroke?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Dr Lisa Taylor

    Meet Fred - a man who has had a stroke. Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone who has had a stroke and the ways in which they might have to adapt their lifestyle. He also gives advice on how to offer support to someone who has had a stroke, from diagnosis through to rehabilitation. With illustrations throughout, this useful book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone...

  • Celia and Nonna

    Celia and Nonna

    by Victoria Lane

    Soft cover (Picture book) Age range 4 + Celia and Nonna is a significant and heart-warming picture book about the special bond between children and grandparents– and what happens when life changes. Grandparents ageing is a universal experience, yet it is rarely told in picture book form. In this story, young Celia finds a delightful and positive way to navigate this confusing time. The story invites kids to think about their grandparents’ ageing and may inspire them to simple activities such as drawing a picture for their grandma or granddad as...

  • Grandma Forgets

    Grandma Forgets

    by Paul Russell

    Grandma Forgets is the heart-warming story of a family bound by love as they cope with their grandma’s dementia. Over the years, the little girl has built up a treasure trove of memories of time spent with Grandma: sausages for Sunday lunch, driving in her sky-blue car to the beach, climbing her apple trees while she baked a delicious apple pie, and her comforting hugs during wild storms. A hopeful story about a family who sometimes needs to remind their grandmother a little more often than they used...

  • Grandpa's Guardian Angel

    Grandpa's Guardian Angel

    by Jutta Bauer

    From the 2010 winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration comes a poignant story of the close relationship between a boy and his grandfather. With gentle visual humour, Jutta Bauer’s simple story shows how Grandpa’s charmed life may be due to someone special watching over him all along. This little boy's grandpa tells him stories whenever he visits. He tells how nothing ever seemed to hurt him. Every morning as a boy, he would run past the big statue of an angel on his way to school,...

  • My Super Groovy Gran

    My Super Groovy Gran

    by Bronny Fallens

    My Groovy Gran appeals to grandparents and children alike. Not all Grandmothers are the stereotypical old aged and fashioned these days! This Gran likes to paint, walk on the beach, paint toe nails and share with her Grand Daughter all the delights of creativity and fun. “My Gran is groovy as groovy as can be I don’t call her Nan I call her Nanny”. *Other titles in the series* My Super Groovy Gran My Super Single Dad My Super Single Mum My Two Super Dads My Two Super Mums  

  • Remembering and Going On

    Remembering and Going On

    by Jim Macklin

    Helping Children Cope with Death Presented with beautiful illustrations this is just one way of helping children cope with the loss of a parent, sibling or friend. The book is ideal for use by parents, teachers and friends of the child who wish to be active but sensitively involved with the grief of the child. This book doesn’t pretend to have all the answers. It simply presents a way of helping children cope with death. To succeed, parents, relatives and friends need to have the courage to involve their...

  • The Little Word Catchers

    The Little Word Catchers

    by Danielle Simard

    *No refund on this item: Was: $22.00* *Reduced by 20% - now $17.60* Elise wonders why her grandmother's words keep escaping her -- do they fly off to play tricks on her? Elise's grandmother used to know many marvellous words, but now she seems to be losing them all the time. Can Elise help her by catching them, like butterflies in a net? This award-winning picture book offers a gentle exploration of the effects of Alzheimer's on the relationships in a family, and the special bond it...

  • The Things I Love About Grandparents

    The Things I Love About Grandparents

    by Trace Moroney

    *No refund on this item - Was $16.95* *Reduced by 15% - Now $14.40* The Things I Love About … series shares simple examples of creating positive thinking about everyday situations our children experience. Beautiful artwork by bestselling author and illustrator Trace Moroney. Includes a Notes for Parents and Caregivers section at the back of the book, where some helpful insights are shared. *Other Things I love about Books:* The Things I love about Family The Things I love about Friends The Things I love about Me